The award-winning author of the international #1 bestseller Eat, Pray, Love presents her latest novel.
In The Signature of All Things, Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction, inserting her inimitable voice into an entralling story of love, adventure, and discovery. In her fictionalization of the life of Henry Wittaker — a poor 19th-century Englishman who made his fortune in the South American quinine trade to become the richest man in Philadelphia — Gilbert also follows the travels of Henry's brilliant daughter, Alma. Born in 1800, Alma inherits her father's money and mind and becomes a botanist of considerable gifts. But as her research takes her deeper into the mysteries of evolution, she falls in love with a utopian artist named Ambrose Pike who draws her in the exact opposite direction — into the realm of the spiritual, the divine, and the magical. More »
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